Where I work they have a mold problem which landed me in the hospital (black and white mold) while I was working with an O2 saturation level of 81 and I coded septic in the ER. Because of this I have been given the doctor recommendation to not return to work for 2 weeks. This cuts my paycheck down to nothing, because of an unsafe work environment that is hazardous to the employees health.
This same place has hired two Caucasian male employees with no experience, but they do have connections to upper management. One never wears the required shirt and the fired an African American employee in the current position he got for not wearing the required shirt once.
Two transwomen including myself have been repeatedly denied promotion, even though we have seniority, and for my self I hold high qualifications required for the job they have to the Caucasian male, because "transwomen don't make a good face for a company".
It's possible that you may have multiple legal avenues to pursue based on these facts. Your claims are time sensitive, so please do not wait to contact an attorney. An attorney can talk with you in depth and help you choose how to handle this.
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The mold issue is likely a worker's comp issue. You should talk to a worker's comp attorney about that.
The denial of promotion due to race, gender identification, or orientation would be an issue to discuss with a plaintiff's employment attorney.
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